Tag Archives: 21 September 2012

Version 1.3 of TxTools is Available Now (and Free) from the App Store!

PediaStaff is very excited to announce an update to TxTools – Version 1.3!  In addition to all the features you are using already, version 1.3 includes a couple of new features suggested by you, our users!:   Added Age Adjuster … Continue reading

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App Review of the Week: “R Intensive”

[Source:  Speech Room News] You might have noticed that Smarty Ears has been releasing big updates to some of their early apps. This week they released an update on R Intensive. When I saw the update I knew many of … Continue reading

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Music Underlies Language Acquisition, Theorists Propose

[Source:  Science Daily] Contrary to the prevailing theories that music and language are cognitively separate or that music is a byproduct of language, theorists at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music and the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) advocate … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Why Hopscotch Matters

Editor’s Note:  Please enjoy this WONDERFUL article on why hopscotch is “total brain food!” [Source: Moving Smart] Hopscotch was one of my favorite games as a child and it still is today. In fact, Hopscotch proves one of my pet … Continue reading

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Well-Designed Study Shows Benefits of Morning Classroom Yoga for Children with Autism

Special Thanks to Omazing Kids Yoga for making the full text of this article available! [Source: American Journal of Occupational Therapy]   Occupational therapists use school-based yoga programs, but these interventions typically lack manualization and evidence from well-designed studies. Using … Continue reading

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